Invest in Their

Empower your teen to learn how to invest. With your help, they can invest in securities with a stock¹ account that you open and bitcoin² with a separate bitcoin account. The earlier they start, the more time their money has to potentially grow.

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Give them a head start

It doesn’t take a lot of money to develop smart investing habits. Your teen can buy fractional shares of stocks and ETFs (if you’ve opened a stock account), or bitcoin (if you’ve opened a separate bitcoin account), for as little as $1.


guide their learning

With stocks, you decide whether your teen can invest in low, medium, or highly volatile assets as defined by our proprietary risk rankings. Together, you can learn about the world of investing with educational resources like Money 101, a free financial literacy program taught at high schools across the country. 


Watch them flourish

Use your Step app to monitor their investments alongside their saving and spending activity. Before you know it, dinner conversations will be about companies to watch, market performance, and how patience and long-term planning pays off.

Take the next step

You don’t have to be an investing guru to help your teen become one. Here’s how to get started:

open an account

Open a stock or bitcoin account for your teen with your Step app. These are separate accounts. You can open one, both, or neither – you know them best!

set parameters

With stocks, you decide whether your child can invest in low, moderate, or highly volatile assets. With bitcoin, you can set weekly buying limits.  

create a plan

Together, build an investing budget and help them stick to it. They can buy fractional shares with as little as $1! Step does not charge any commission fees³.

Knowledge is power
Wondering how to support your teen on their investment journey? We’ve got you covered! Here are some resources to get your family started.

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Invest in them Today. Change their tomorrow.

Start creating a better financial future for your child.

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